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ERIC Number: ED237944
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 10
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Reading, Comprehension, and Memory Processes: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1983 (Vol. 44 Nos. 1 through 6).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 17 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the effects of metacognitive comprehension monitoring strategies on fourth grade students' reading comprehension and recall performance; (2) elementary school readers' strategy use in reconstructing textual macrostructure; (3) the impact of prior knowledge and textual information ordering on recall of unfamiliar information; (4) a hierarchy among three reading comprehension subskills; (5) reading comprehension as a function of topic interest, sex, and reading achievement level; (6) using cognitive learning strategies to improve reading comprehension; (7) the effects of context on sixth grade students' ability to interpret metaphors and similes; (8) percept and imaginal representation of words as related to the reading process; (9) the impact of metacognitive processing on immediate and delayed memory of extended discourse; and (10) the effect of text organization on memory for verbal items. (MM)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.